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Hey guys, (Full disclosure) I work for Trossen Robotics, and this is a prototype for an upcoming product we're making. But- I think it's a pretty cool bot, so I … Read more
Navigates around delivering drinks and finding IR LEDS.
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 ***** Updates on bottom*****    After building the "Start Here Project"  I wanted to do a few things with my next project Read more
Navigate around, beep, talk, and look cute
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New, Update2: Added a voice and sound module to make Henry talk. This is my second robot so I wanted to build one with a track drive.  I got some nice tracks from … Read more
 This is my first robot, I built it five months ago, but I havan't had the time to smubmit on LMR. It uses an srf05 to avoid objects and two infraed sensors to … Read more
Bounces off walls
Thanks to the LMR society I was asked to do a review on one of Solarbotics robots. It's a little critter called The BeetleBot. So hold tight, here it comes. … Read more
Stimulating the right part of my brain
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Aye! Since every recruit goes through initiation I just ordered the START HERE kit from picaxe (well most of the parts). Cool!   And then I got hands on a stash of … Read more
Navigates by IR - avoids obstacles.
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Presented here is my rendition of the Start Here robot using a PIC16F690 and programmed in Assembly with the MPASM Assembler.  In addition to the micro, parts … Read more
For my second project, i decided to upgrade a bit on my first robot. The only extra part is a line follower kit (AXE 121) which i had already acquired from Tech … Read more
Here is my second robot based on Picaxe 28X1 board (Start Here format), designed on a chassis that was actually an air duct from the cooling system of an old … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, makes funny moves and sounds when the obstacle is too close
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UPDATE you can see the stupid moves i was talking about. In the first clip but the quality is not good(taken from my phone). Second video shows it navigating around … Read more
Navigate Around Via Sharp
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This is my first bot. It is built from the LMR Starter Bundle. I hope to use this as a platform for a more complex bot that will be both autonomous and RF … Read more
This is Mark II of the Whirligig project http://letsmakerobots.com/node/16995 code name SEA RENDERING (it’s not actually a code name, just an anagram for my name … Read more
**UPDATE** Blaster shark has a new title under his belt.  I modified it a little to lose some weight as well.   I noticed I was slacking in the project updating, … Read more
Drives around randomly, dices if he hits an obstacle, emits strange sounds
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Forget to spin the bottle or throw common dice at your next party --- Mr. Random is in the house. Driven by two hacked (continuous rotation) servos, Mr. Random … Read more
This robot try to follow the sun. The tracks come from a old RC toy, the power is provide by a dual H bridge (L298)  Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound, uses 4 legs to walk
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My first robot was an autonomous rover based on the "Start Here" robot. So this time I wanted to go one step further and make something different, write my own code … Read more
Line Mazes and collision object avoidance
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News (for those who don't want to read the article) -I have got one of the line sensors working. -I have got some basic line following going -I have given up on … Read more
Sterylite6000 is a large and somewhat unusual robot.  Originally it was designed to use only six servos.  This worked resonably well, but did not get good ground … Read more
Obstacle avoiding, arduino powered robot with the option to toggle to remote control.
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This is my first attempt at a robot.  I started off with a Arduino Robot Kit from robotshop.com and modified it a bit from there.  I used a Parallax Ping … Read more
All of a sudden I got this strange urge to build a bot that beeps. Don't ask me why. Well what can you do about it? Build one! So here's what I managed to put … Read more
This is my second attempt at a robot, and my first more or less blind since I basically followed the start here tutorial for my first one. My goals here were … Read more
Patrols desktop environments, has a habit of shoving things off the edges...
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This is Sebastian (A.K.A. "Sebbie"), a little palm-sized robot I built as a present for my partner since I figured it was about time I built something for her =) Read more
Autonomus bot, navigates around using IR detector. It scouts, it looks, it finds!
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  This is really Scout_bot version 2.0. I added the pan tilt head (Robotshop.ca) later. Anyways it adds some personality. He is built on  an old telephone base … Read more
produce chaotic drawings with his pen
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Adding some infos: I use LDR for two purposes: 1) gather random bits in order to affect motor speed (PWM) 2) determine if the robot is stuk. Comparing subsequent … Read more
Pretty basic following of Frits' awesome 'Start Here' robot.  I bought all the parts from Solarbotics and Robot Shop with a few random things that I forgot from … Read more
Navigates around via Sharp and tactile sensor, measures ionizing radiation, telemetry of radioactive activity via wireless 2 digit counter
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Hi everybody! Finally I found the time to start building Mr. Radioactivity. The robot navigates around via Sharp and tactile sensor, measures ionizing radiation via … Read more
Navigate around via micro switch
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hello to all this is my first robot ,it s a simple robot to start my work he searches environment and detects obstacles(with micro switches)and finds the best … Read more